February 3, 2014
Last year, Waterloo Region's cost-shared spending with the province was cut to $2.5 million from $6 million the year before, a 58-per-cent cut. Politicians agreed to prop up the program temporarily...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Welfare, Ontario
February 3, 2014
Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government will soon propose legislation linking future increases in the minimum wage to inflation. Minimum wage will be raised to $11 an hour starting June 2014. An article...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Ontario
January 29, 2014
We know that many people with disabilities can work and want to work. That's why there are Ontario Disability Support Program Employment Supports. If you: have a disability, and can work and want to...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , Disability, disability support, employment supports, Ontario
January 29, 2014
If municipalities have experienced extraordinary damage to public infrastructure due to a natural disaster, they should contact their local Municipal Services Office of the Ministry of Municipal...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , disaster relief, financial assistance, Housing and Tenancy, Ontario
January 29, 2014
The Provincial Rent Bank Program is funded by the Province of Ontario. Under this program, tenants facing eviction for non-payment of rent can apply to the local rent bank to receive financial...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , eviction, financial assistance, Housing and Tenancy, non-payment of rent, Ontario
January 29, 2014
The following website has a list of the 47 service managers (municipalities and district social services administration boards) designated to manage social housing programs across Ontario. Included...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , affordable housing, Housing and Tenancy, social housing, Ontario
January 29, 2014
Housing Connections provides a one-stop housing solution for people looking for affordable housing in Toronto. The organization provides access to the central waiting list for about 70,000 subsidized...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , affordable housing, Housing and Tenancy, rent geared to income, rent supplement, Ontario
January 29, 2014
Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services is a corporation with a mandate to provide safe and affordable housing to urban and rural First Nation, Inuit and Métis people living off-Reserve in Ontario.
Keywords: Applications/Forms , aboriginal housing, Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Housing and Tenancy, Ontario
January 15, 2014
A group of health-care professionals is urging the Ontario government to raise the minimum wage to $14 from $10.25 an hour, saying poverty is a real health issue, especially for children. Doctors,...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Government Policy, Health, Ontario
Consumer Laws
November 12, 2013
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has launched a new series on consumer protection including credit repair, payday loans and credit reports.
Keywords: Online Resource , credit repair, credit reports, Debt and Consumer Law, payday loans, Factsheets and FAQs, General resources, Ontario
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